Phalen Family History

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Phalen Name Meaning

Variant of German Vahlen, from a tribal name, as in Ostfalen (Eastphalia) and Westfalen (Westphalia). Compare Bayer, Hess, Sachs, Schwab.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Palen, Galen, Hanen, Polen, Kalen, Ehlen, Papen, Haden, Paler, Haven

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Phalen Family Origin

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Phalen Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Phalen. The most common Phalen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Phalen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Phalen family was Farm Laborer.

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Phalen Historical Records

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Phalen Life Expectancy

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Famous Phalen Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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